Accounting Lead – Swiss Principal Entity

Specialisation: Finance and Accounting
Function: Accounting / Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Region: Zürich
Published: 05.07.2019
Job ID: NW00000820
Consultant: Recruitment Manager

Our client is a leading multi-billion turnover industrial firm, founded over 100 years ago, with a global footprint. We have been tasked to identify an accomplished accounting professional to lead the financial activities around a complex Swiss Principal structure.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Swiss GAAP / US GAAP / IFRS financial accounting and reporting
  • Quarterly balance sheet reviews
  • Coordinate the shared service center and other finance departments outputs
  • Account reconciliation and journal-entries preparation and approval
  • Overseeing the preparation of internal and external reporting
  • Act as the key contact with external and internal auditors
  • Assume the role of PO for financial reporting internal controls
  • Projects participation

Key Skills Required:

  • Chartered Accounting qualification
  • Solid exposure to Swiss GAAP and either IFRS or US GAAP
  • Previous experience with both direct and indirect people management in an international/multicultural environment
  • Exposure to corporate tax
  • Minimum 8 years accounting experience

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send you profile and supporting documents to

Consultant: Recruitment Manager

Who we are

The Nordwand Group AG in Zurich and the Nordwand Group Genève SA specialise in providing IT jobs and finance jobs on a permanent, contracting and interim management basis. We also offer executive search services across a broader range of functions.

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